Isuzu Recall : Isuzu/Timing Belt

2000 Isuzu Rodeo

This condition could cause the engine to crank but will not start or the engine could stall while driving and will not restart.

Engine And Engine Cooling — Engine

Summary
This is not a safety recall in accordance with the Safety Act. However, it is deemed a safety improvement campaign by the Agency. Vehicle description: 1998-2000 Rodeo (ue) and amigo (ua) models equipped with 2.2L 4-cylinder engines. The timing belt could break before the recommended scheduled maintenance.
Actions
Dealer will inspect the vehicle to determine the condition of the timing belt and tensioner. The dealer will replace the timing belt. Depending on the condition or model of the timing belt tensioner, the tensioner may also be replaced. Isuzu has decided to conduct a service campaign to replace the timing belt. Owner notification began June 22, 2001. Owners can contact Isuzu at 1-800-643-4070, ext. 426, concerning this program.
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Date Announced
MAY 29, 2001
Vehicles Affected
NHTSA Campaign #
01I002000
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